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From: Steven Watanabe (steven_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-29 21:59:17


Matthias Schabel <boost <at>> writes:

> Steven - are you OK with the changes I've committed to the sandbox?
> I'm still not 100% happy with the angle syntax, but it isn't obvious
> to me how to improve it...

You're misusing dimensionless_quantity....
Did you run the tests and examples?

> I'm also a little concerned about the
> runtime optimization issues raised - I'll take a look at the assembly
> generated by gcc. I was particularly surprised by the Intel compiler
> performance. I believe Intel bought the KAI C++ compiler that was
> well known to be extremely good at optimization in the presence of
> template code (in particular expression templates)...

We could try comparing it to a simple wrapper. If
that is slower than double than there is nothing
we can do to improve perfomance.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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